From Iceland — #GVpics - This Weeks Winner Of The Instagram Contest

#GVpics – This Weeks Winner Of The Instagram Contest

Published February 2, 2016

Hrefna Björg Gylfadóttir
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We were so excited going through all of the beautiful, weird and amazing pictures posted under the hashtag #GVpics this week. Instagram really has proven that you don’t need a fancy camera to make good art, just a high-megapixel smartphone camera, and a good idea.

Although there can only be one winner of the weekly #GVpics Instagram competition, we get so many submissions that it would be irresponsible not to nominate a few runner-ups. The winner this week will receive a Grapevine T-shirt and goodie bag, so congratulations Kimberly!

This Week’s Runners-Up:

#jokulsarlon #iceland #ice #frozen #beach#gvpics A photo posted by @jeanleighk on

This looks like the Icelandic version of the trolls from Frozen.

❄️??☃❣ A photo posted by Kaelene (@unlockingkiki) on

TFW you’re 10 minutes late to work and it’s been snowing and your bike looks like this.

Sometimes you gotta take it all in. @alina_one_step_closer looking out over five glaciers in the clouds while dangling above a 100m drop. #everydayiceland #mystopover A photo posted by JackyGoede (@jackygoede) on

Things white people do. 

And that’s why you don’t have a white or grey house up north. #colourpop #yellow #101rvk #reykjavik #iceland #littlehouses #standout #reykjavikloves #gvpics #corrugated #oldarchitecture #snowy A photo posted by Jessica Bowe (@jrbowe) on

Hm, it’s purdy. Life is probably more fun in a yellow house.

Welcome to your dystopian future. Take a seat. #reykjavik #iceland #gvpics #abandonedcouch #sofa #sadfurniture #alleyway #bleakwinter #theprojects #sombresociety A photo posted by Jessica Bowe (@jrbowe) on

We hadn’t noticed those lying around in Reykjavík, good eye Jessica Bowe! We wouldn’t trust that the sofas are clean, though.


Glacial rivers come with so much force and out-of-this-world shade of blue. It is hauntingly beautiful and draws you in instantly… If only it was a few degrees warmer :)#Iceland #hraunfossar #barnafoss #moderntrail #gvpics #PPEssentials @passionpassport @timberland #contest #timberland A photo posted by ICELANDIC EXPLORER (@icelandic_explorer) on

What are those? Wow! That’s seriously a great shot!

Please, tell us how you really feel. ❄️☀️? #icelandicwinter #icelandichorses #gvpics A photo posted by Charla Basran (@cjbasran) on

The Icelandic horsies get to do so much modelling work that they’ve mastered their best look: neighing!

happy hump day friends 〰here’s a picture of my favourite kind of hump to celebrate A photo posted by @deannadougan on

This is simply beautiful.

Water Falls in Iceland #GVpics A photo posted by What We See (@rishays11) on

A waterfall, rainbow, that dress and that pose? Of course this one made it to our top ten!

Hot spring saturdaze

A photo posted by I C E L A N D (@tucktulipties) on

And then finally: the winner!
It must’ve been freezing, but it sure made for a stunning photograph.

For a chance to become a winner of the contest, #GVpics, keep tagging your photos and we will continue to pick what we find to be the créme de la créme of Iceland on Instagram!

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